Saturday September 22, 1984
US date format: 9/22/1984, UK date format: 22/9/1984
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 22, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Laura Vandervoort and Thiago Silva (footballer).
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Missing You by John Waite.
In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
Country, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gremlins or River Patrol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 22, 1984?
- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
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- Brussels Princess Astrid marries Archduke Lorenz of Austrian-Este
- Disney's board of directors meets to vote on filling executive positions. They vote unanimously to hire Michael Eisner as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Ray Watson, and Frank Wells as President and Chief Operating Officer. Eisner's contract gives him US$750,000 per year, US$750,000 signing bonus, annual bonus two percent above company net growth of nine percent, and over two million share options at US$14.359 each. Wells' contract gives him US$400,000 per year, US$250,000
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 22, 1984?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
- Joyce Kennedy & Jeffrey Osborne - The Last Time I Made Love
- Prince And The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy
- Mtume - You, Me And He
- Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
- The S.O.S. Band - Just The Way You Like It
- Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
- Jermaine Jackson - Dynamite
- Rick James - 17
- Alicia Myers - You Get The Best From Me (Say, Say, Say)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?